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Synonyms for tick
tɪktick

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tick, tickingnoun

    a metallic tapping sound

    "he counted the ticks of the clock"

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  2. ticknoun

    any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  3. check mark, check, ticknoun

    a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.

    "as he called the role he put a check mark by each student's name"

    Synonyms:
    impediment, baulk, cheque, stay, confirmation, bridle, ticking, hitch, chip, handicap, assay, stoppage, balk, check, check-out procedure, bank check, tab, chit, curb, halt, deterrent, check mark, hinderance, hindrance, substantiation, stop, arrest, verification, checkout

  4. tickverb

    a light mattress

    Synonyms:
    ticking, check mark, check

  5. click, tickverb

    make a clicking or ticking sound

    "The clock ticked away"

    Synonyms:
    click, penetrate, dawn, beat, flick, get through, sink in, mark, come home, check, chatter, check off, ticktack, retick, snap, tick off, clack, cluck, get across, fall into place, mark off, ticktock

  6. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beatverb

    make a sound like a clock or a timer

    "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, get, circumvent, stick, crush, vanquish, mark, mystify, flummox, retick, outwit, nonplus, trounce, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, perplex, beat out, gravel, thump, check off, ticktack, outsmart, amaze, beat, thrum, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, check, click, pound, mark off, work over, pulsate, overreach, bewilder, tucker, vex, stupefy, wash up, outfox, tick off, pose, scramble, shell

  7. tick, retickverb

    sew

    "tick a mattress"

    Synonyms:
    beat, mark, ticktock, retick, tick off, mark off, check off, ticktack, check, click

  8. check, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tickverb

    put a check mark on or near or next to

    "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"

    Synonyms:
    ensure, hold in, jibe, tick off, label, fit, gibe, chequer, hold, moderate, distinguish, learn, checker, mark off, ticktack, stop, pock, condition, assure, nock, tally, beat, scar, suss out, check off, check over, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, retick, tag, check, train, arrest, hold back, click, set, stigmatize, find out, see, discipline, stigmatise, grade, pit, cross out, denounce, mark out, correspond, score, curb, punctuate, notice, check into, contain, strike off, strike out, determine, see to it, retard, crack, turn back, watch, brand, differentiate, break, cross off, agree, ticktock, check out, go over, note, commemorate, delay

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ticknoun

    Synonyms:
    click, beat

  2. ticknoun

    Synonyms:
    bed-tick, ticking

  3. ticknoun

    Synonyms:
    trust, credit

  4. tickverb

    Synonyms:
    click, beat

  5. tickverb

    Synonyms:
    score, check, check off

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tick":

    ticks, icts, check, graduation, ict, tick-tock

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#85364jibe
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#112496mystify
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#146615stigmatize
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#177091pulsate
#197935baulk
#204694hinderance
#211488thrum
#213898gibe
#224053bewilder
#321943stigmatise

How to use tick in a sentence?

  1. Ilia Rochlin:

    This tick can bite humans, pets, farm animals and wildlife.

  2. Axel Weber:

    It might not tick all the boxes for everyone, but it will reassure the market, some of the 'investor strike' for the UK, where people waited for the ultimate resolution, we are seeing that disappear. People are coming off the sidelines. People are putting money to work again.

  3. Mary Cranston:

    You can pretty much tell when a board just wants to tick off a quota, and I think a lot of women are not interested in being the female token.

  4. Daniel Cameron:

    We understand that we’re trying to cut back on antibiotic use, but if you have a child that’s sick, and with so many complexities of infection in a tick and plenty of published literature that supports how complicated this disease is, you’d like to have the freedom as a doctor to treat your patients and not be limited, if doctors who treat Lyme had more freedom, we wouldn’t have so much frustration in the medical community.

  5. Nekia Dodd:

    Tick is the name that he received from the football team. Big Ticket, meaning ticket out of St. Louis, basically.


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